Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
Benson Lossing's Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812 showed what remained of the canal in 1861. The tower in the background is the still unfinished Chalmette Monument.
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.505′ N, 89° 59.654′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battlefield Road and Tour Loop Road. Touch for map. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Road within the Chalmette Battlefield portion of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Marker is in this post office area: Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Rodriguez Plantation and Macarty House (a few steps from this marker); Chalmette Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Redoubt and Battery 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chalmette Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chalmet Plantation (about 300 feet away); Batteries Two and Three (about 300 feet away); The Battle on the West Bank (about 300 feet away); In Memory of Major Samuel Spotts U.S.A. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . .
1. Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location also titled “Rodriguez Canal” (Submitted on August 24, 2016.)
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3. submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.